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EU EURO Telegram - 29 February 2016

# GREECEEP - Economic Dialogue and exchange of views with Euclid Tsakalotos - 02.03.2016 - Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs# BANKING UNIONEP: Exchange of views with Elke König, Chair of the Single Resolution Board - 01.03.2016 - Committee on Economic and Monetary AffairsECB: Letter from Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, to Mr Zanni, MEP, regarding a credit institution under ECB supervisionEuropean Banking Federation Agenda# CAPITAL MARKETS UNIONEuropean Banking Federation - Latest Positions# PENSION FUNDSOECD: Discussion draft on the treaty residence of pension funds# VIRTUAL CURRENCIESDraft opinion - Virtual currencies – EP Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# ESMESM to partially redistribute Management Board responsibilities# IMFPublic Roads with Private Money: A Way Ahead - iMFdirect – The IMF BlogIMF Working Paper No. 16/41: How Do Fiscal and Labor Policies in France Affect Inequality?IMF Working Paper No. 16/40: The Welfare Multiplier of…

EU DIGITAL Telegram - 29 February 2016

#  EU-U.S. PRIVACY SHIELDEuropean Commission publishes EU-U.S. Privacy ShieldRestoring trust in transatlantic data flows through strong safeguards: European Commission presents EU-U.S. Privacy ShieldEU Commission: FAQ regarding the EU-U.S. Privacy ShieldStatement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on Release of EU-U.S. Privacy Shield TextNeue Datentransfer-Regelung darf keine Dauerlösung werden – EU-Abgeordneter Albrecht (Grüne)DIGITALEUROPE welcomes Commission publication of draft EU-US Privacy Shield Adequacy DecisionPrivacy Shield: Draft Adequacy Decision an important step on road to restoring trust and certainty in data transfers - Europe internet services providers associationCCIA Welcomes Privacy Shield Package: Provides Legal Certainty, Strong Privacy Safeguards And Trust# BIG DATAEDPS: Living in a future Big Data world# CYBERSECURITYIncreasing the resilience of Europe’s telecommunication infrastructures through Incident Reporting – ENISAENISA: Call for advisory gro…

EU FUNDING Telegram - 29 February 2016

# ESIFRural infrastructure funds “could achieve much more”, say EU AuditorsEU Parliament: Opinion - Cohesion policy in mountainous regions of the EU - PE 573.109v02-00 - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development# EFSIVice-President Katainen takes the Investment Plan roadshow to the United States# URBACTURBACT Launch EventURBACT Launches New Call for Networks# HORIZON 2020Horizon 2020: A rare day to mark International Rare Diseases Day: 29th February 2016Horizon 2020: FET-Open: 13 new proposals start preparation for Grant AgreementsHorizon 2020: New project to propose new organization models in elderly careHorizon 2020: Workshop robots controlled by touch# EU JRCBiofuels from algae: a budding technology yet to become viable - 29 Feb 2016 (via JRC)# DG RTDSuccess Stories - The walking robot set to help elderly people live an autonomous life (via Research & Innovation)Research Headlines - An idea that's ready to fly (via Research & Innovation)# DIGITAL AGENDANew Currents…

EU TRADE Telegram - 29 February 2016

# CETAJoint statement: Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)CETA: EU and Canada agree on new approach on investment in trade agreementEU Commission Factsheet: Main elements of CETAEPP Group calls for speedy ratification of EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)S&Ds push through the new investment protection system in the Canada trade agreement operationCompromise on investment disputes in the final CETA text – MEP Sorin MOISĂ (S&D)MEP: New agreement cooperation Canada good news -  MEP Marietje Schaake (ALDE; NL)Europaabgeordneter Helmut Scholz (DIE LINKE): EU und Kanada beschließen: Wir sind keine Rechtsstaaten!Bundeswirtschaftsministerium zu CETA-Vertragstext# TTIPEuropean Commission publishes EU-U.S. Privacy ShieldRestoring trust in transatlantic data flows through strong safeguards: European Commission presents EU-U.S. Privacy ShieldEU Commission welcomes US reopening of its market to Dutch beefCommissioner Bulc in Montreal and Was…

EU INNOVATION Telegram - 29 February 2016

# THE JUNCKER PLANVice-President Katainen takes the Investment Plan roadshow to the United States# COMPETITIVENESSMain results of the Competitiveness Council on 29 February 2016Single market for services and goodsSteel industryCompetitiveness check-up: support to SMEs - Barriers to growth and investmentCircular economyEU Video of the Competitiveness Council Press conferenceConseil COMPETTITIVITE: Acier européen - E. Macron demande à l’UE d’agir davantage et plus viteBMWi-Staatssekretär Machnig: "Wir brauchen weltweite, faire Wettbewerbsbedingungen für die Stahlbranche"EPP: Competitiveness and media freedom: keys to Europe's future in a globalised world# SINGLE MARKETEU Council Conclusions on the Single Market StrategyEU Parliament: Draft opinion - Report on the application of the Postal Services Directive - PE 576.837v01-00 - Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection# SMEILO update: Inequalities and middle-income groups - Crisis has aggravated long-term er…

EU LEGAL Telegram - 29 February 2016

# EU FUNCTIONINGEP Opinion and Amendments: Improving the functioning of the European Union building on the potential of the Lisbon Treaty - Committee on Budgetary Control# PRIVACY SHIELDEuropean Commission publishes EU-U.S. Privacy Shield# UK SETTLEMENTEU Commissioner for Financial Stability questioned on EU membership - UKUK Government Policy paper: The process for withdrawing from the European UnionEPC Policy Dialogue “Brexit” or “bremain” - The referendum and beyond# IPREP Subject files - Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights and Copyright Reform - Committee on Legal Affairs# MERGERSMergers: EU Commission clears acquisition of EMC by DellMergers: Commission clears acquisition of Austrian meat producer Huber by Swiss rival BellMergers: Commission finds Netto's acquisition of the property of a supermarket falls outside EU merger controlMergers: Commission clears acquisition of Tican by TönniesMergers: Commission clears acquisition of joint control of Tafisa by Arauco and …

EU ENERGY Telegram - 29 February 2016

# ENERGY UNIONDG Energy: €200 million to be made available for energy infrastructure projects# ENERGY DIPLOMACYVice-President Maroš Šefčovič addressing the Ukrainian Energy Forum on 1 MarchEEAS: Remarks by the HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council# GAZPROMGazprom Export will carry out a gas auction for the Baltic States in March# SHALE GASSégolène Royal confirme qu'il n'y aura pas d'attribution de permis de gaz de schiste et qu'une disposition permettant de renforcer la sécurité juridique des interdictions sera examinée par le Conseil d'Etat avant l'été# ENERGY EFFICIENCYVIK Mitinitiator von Energieeffizienznetzwerk im Gießereibereich# ENERGY REGULATIONEnergy Community Director Kopač invites Armenia to become fully-fledged memberEIC allocated codes revised - ENTSO-E - EDI# RENEWABLESBiofuels from algae: a budding technology yet to become viable – Joint Research Centre CommissionNew report shows consumers struggle to get what the…

EU CLIMATE Telegram - 29 February 2016

# CARBON MARKETS1,000th primary auction of emission allowances at EEXPMR-ICAP Emissions Trading Handbook out soonUK Parliament: Fifth carbon budget examined - Energy and Climate Change Committee investigates whether the level of fifth carbon budget is appropriate# POST COP21Paris Agreement on Climate Change [What Think Tanks are Thinking] - European Parliamentary Research ServiceParis 2015: Just a first stepCOP21 and the Paris Agreement: A diplomacy masterclass in search of greater climate ambitionBeyond Paris: Avoiding the trap of carbon metricsWhat role for carbon markets in the 2015 climate agreement?The Paris Agreement: Analysis, assessment and outlookThe Paris Agreement: A framework for local inclusionReviewing implementation under the Paris AgreementBeyond the targets: Assessing the political credibility of pledges for the Paris AgreementCarbon market provisions in the Paris AgreementCOP21: Haro sur le charbonWhen the champagne is finished: Why the post-Paris parade of climate e…


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